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Grilled Marinated Shrimp with Orzo

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Grilled Marinated Shrimp with Orzo
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4
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Looking for a grilled dinner? Then enjoy this marinated shrimp that’s ready in 30 minutes.

Ingredients

1/2
teaspoon grated lime peel
1/4
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/8
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons olive or canola oil
2
tablespoons lime juice
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
lb uncooked large shrimp, peeled (with tail shells left on), deveined
1
cup uncooked orzo or rosamarina pasta (6 oz)

Directions

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In medium bowl, mix all ingredients except shrimp and pasta. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Let stand at room temperature 10 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package.
  • 3 Remove shrimp from marinade; thread loosely onto 4 (12- to 14-inch) metal skewers. Reserve marinade.
  • 4 Place skewered shrimp on grill over medium heat. Cover grill. Cook 3 to 7 minutes, turning once and brushing occasionally with reserved marinade, until shrimp turn pink. Discard any remaining marinade. Drain pasta; serve with kabobs.
Tips  

Not only is this a terrific-tasting recipe, it's great because cleanup is at a minimum.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
60
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
11%
(
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
115mg
38%
Sodium
570mg
24%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
(
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
,
Sugars
0g
)
Protein
19g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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